Guild Wars 2 Necromancer: Dark Arts Master
The Necromancer is considered as the dark arts master in the video game. This character class has the ability to call the dead in order to fight for their side, rend the souls of their enemies and convey blood energy. They draw on the force of life and utilize it in order to heal or strengthen themselves as well as their allies. Light armor is suited to the Necromancer as they are scholars in profession.
When allies and enemies die the Guild Wars 2 Necromancers, they obtain life force and use it to go to Death Shroud which slowly drains the life force but provides access to alternate skills set which they can use to buff or heal allies. They shine when they absorb damage and provide support to their allies.
Necromancers can extend their high health by using Death Shroud and the healing ability by using life-stealing skills which leads to a Guild Wars 2 profession which is difficult to take down. Necromancers provide great support as they can inflict debilitating conditions towards their foes and remove these conditions from their allies. Necromancers also utilize fear which is a condition that can be removed forcing the foe to flee from them for some time.
Special Types of Skills used by Guild Wars 2 Necromancers
These are spells that are ground targeted producing various effects for foes and allies. Marks are placed in a certain location which will be triggered after an enemy stands on the mark.
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Undead minions were summoned by the Necromancer to conduct his bidding and attack foes. Every minion can summon spell that has a secondary spell which will appear once they are summoned by the Necromancer. The secondary spell of the minions changes their abilities or being destroyed for the benefit of the Necromancer.
These persistent skills allow the Necromancers to control a surrounding area affecting enemies within the range of the skill.
Equipment of the Necromancer
Light armor is suited to the Necromancer as they are scholars in profession.
Two-handed – Staff is a long range weapon that can cast spells which emphasizes Area of Effect support through marks.
Main-hand – The scepter can inflict different conditions on enemies at long range, the axe utilize powerful attacks in order to tear foes in medium range, while the dagger steals the life force or health of an enemy in close range.
Off-hand – Focus makes the foes chilled or vulnerable while the boons are removed. Warhorn is used to daze enemies and summon locust swarms, while the dagger is used to transfer conditions or weaken enemies.
Aquatic – The spear is used to reap foes in close quarter combat or terrorize the enemies by summoning blood sucking shrimp. The trident can thwart foes with support used for offense, sinking them to the abyss.
There are 10 possible set of weapons for the Guild Wars 2 Necromancer and two sets of weapon while underwater. It can alternate and equip between two sets of weapon during combat.
These crafting disciplines help in creating useful items for the Necromancer:
Weaponsmith – pears, axes, daggers
Huntsman – warhorns
Artificer – focuses, staves, scepters, tridents
Tailor – lightweight armor
Jeweler – jewelry
Chef – food